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MSE 113 - Managing Efficient Shutdowns & Turnarounds

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MSE 113 18 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MSE 113 13 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MSE 113 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course has been developed specifically to respond to the needs of organisations to help meet their shutdown and turnaround goals. A combination of extensive hands-on experience in turnaround planning and execution, input from turnaround teams and emerging industry trends are blended together to establish best practice turnaround management approaches. You will leave this course with a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of effective shutdown and turnaround management.

Course Objectives

  • Enhancing your company’s turnaround management capabilities,
  • Ensuring a team approach in the planning and execution of plant shutdowns and turnarounds
  • Understanding of effective turnaround management techniques and implementation
  • Creating awareness of planning methods and an integrated organisational approach
  • Incorporating latest developments in turnaround planning and management techniques 

Who Should Attend?

  • Shutdown or turnaround managers and coordinators
  • Planning/scheduling and cost control staff
  • Construction superintendents and supervisors
  • Operations shutdown/outage coordinators
  • Project engineers and contract administrators

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to shutdown and turnaround management
  • The shutdown management process
  • Organisation and roles

Day 2

  • Plant shutdown and preparation for maintenance
  • Scope of work development and work breakdown structures
  • Preparation and execution issues
  • Logistics, infrastructure and materials management

Day 3

  • Developing shutdown and turnaround plans
  • The critical path planning method
  • “Short cut” planning methods
  • Developing the overall shutdown plans

Day 4

  • Budgeting and cost control
  • Earned value, earned hours and key performance indicators
  • Finalisation, post-audit and improvement planning
  • Contractors and contractor management
  • Managing safety
  • Shutdown co-ordination

Day 5

  • Managing safety and quality
  • Risk management
  • Overview of computerised tools
  • Conclusion